A Tooth with a Large Dental Filling Might Need a Dental Crown

Dental fillings can range in size depending on the size of the cavity or physical defect that altered the original tooth enamel. Most are made from metallic amalgam or composite resin that is cured and effectively bonded to the adjacent dental material. As time goes on the enamel layer of... Read more »

Holiday Sweets to Enjoy in Moderation

With the holidays approaching, you may be enjoying many delectable delights that satisfy your sweet tooth. While these goodies certainly taste good and may add to the holiday spirit, sugar can be damaging to the teeth. When sugar is consumed by the bacteria that live in our oral cavities, the... Read more »

Which Tooth Replacement is Right For You?

There are several advantages to replacing your missing teeth. If you have gaps in your grin, your remaining teeth can drift out of alignment and strike each other at improper angles. This can lead to damage to your enamel and the structure of your teeth. Those spaces in your smile... Read more »

Could You Use A Flipper Denture?

Replacing missing teeth is an important part of your dental health. Restoring the missing teeth in your smile will keep your other teeth from drifting out of alignment, and will also keep plaque and bacteria from finding new places to hide. Additionally, with a full set of teeth, you will... Read more »

Making Your Veneers Last

If you take proper care of your veneers, you can expect them to last 10 to 15 years. That may be a long time, but it is not a lifetime. Your veneers are not meant to last forever. Over time, they may become discolored, or chip, and it is possible... Read more »

Are You at Risk for Gum Disease?

If you don’t understand how to combat periodontal disease, your pearly whites could be in serious danger. Gum disease, which affects virtually 50% of the population, is one of the foremost causes of tooth decay, bloody gums and lost teeth. Here is a little breakdown on what causes periodontal disease,... Read more »

Proper Care of Your Dental Work

If you have had a procedure to replace or restore a tooth, you may think that you do not need to brush or floss as you used to do. The fact of the matter is that even if you have work done, you need to continue to brush and floss... Read more »

Your New Dentures

If you have just received your first set of full or partial dentures, there are some things that you need to know. Yes, your dentures are not natural teeth, and they are not subject to tooth decay. But that doesn’t mean that you don’t have to take care of them.... Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Put a Shine on Your Smile

If your teeth are suffering from chips, cracks or stains, dental veneers may be the answer to your problem. If you want to stop finding ways to creatively hide your teeth when you smile, you should talk with Dr. John Lee about veneers. Veneers are very thin shells, often made... Read more »

Principles Concerning Oral Cancer

Are you aware that roughly 42,000 people in the United States every year are diagnosed with oral cancer? Given how widespread oral cancer is, you should make the time to have a yearly screening to test for oral cancer. If you notice any indiscretions in your mouth, speak with your... Read more »